Headlining News Stories

Buffalo gnats don’t you come out today …

By Hilary Hake Black flies, better known as buffalo gnats, are back —and leaving area residents covered […]

Local residents take part in naturalization ceremony

Three Macoupin County individuals officially became U.S. citizens in a special ceremony June 14. More than 60 […]

One sweet hobby

By Daniel Winningham Several years ago, Gillespie resident Larry Loveless was seeking a way to get his […]

Melessia Jones crowned Mrs. Macoupin

By Daniel Winningham Medora resident and mother of two, Melessia Jones, was named the winner of the […]

Cooler, wet spring puts farmers behind schedule

By Daniel Winningham Ask a farmer a question about planting and there’s likely to be a multitude […]

EF-2 tornado hits Gillespie

By Jan Dona Three minutes was all it took. On Friday, May 31, at approximately 8:47  p.m., […]

Semi-truckload of relief items heading to tornado victims

By Rick Wade Sitting inside the half-full semi-trailer at city hall May 28 as the rain drums […]

111 graduate from CHS

Wearing blue and red gowns and caps, more than 110 Carlinville High School  students with first names […]

Blackburn Graduation: Class of 2013

By Daniel Winningham More than 120 graduates received diplomas as Blackburn College celebrated its144th commencement ceremony by […]

Twister touches down in Mt. Olive

By Daniel Winningham Homeowners and volunteers were busy cleaning up debris — bricks, roofing material, trees, wood […]